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April 17, 2016

In addition to
some of our OPRFHS class of '70 sophomore cheerleaders, Gerry Sullivan is also briefly shown in an opening scene of the movie Concussion, according to an email from his wife Liz (see Guest Book page).

January 23, 2016

Some of our OPRFHS class of '70 sophomore cheerleaders appear for a few seconds in the opening scenes of the recent Hollywood movie Concussion, starring Will Smith! (Thanks to John Meyer for making this possible.)

January 22, 2016

How many of us were in the OPRFHS class of 1970? There were 855 graduates of the class of ’70, according to a table found at http://www.oprfhs.org/about/documents/1877-PRESENTGRADUATINGCLASSES.pdf. It lists the sizes of OPRFHS classes starting in 1877.

Denny Corry died of a heart aneurism on December 3, 2015.

From Chip Kramer (class of '70)

Click here to see a history of Oak Park High School from 1873 to 1976.

From Mary Marshall Blanc (class of '70) —

For Those who haven't seen Dear Old Oak Park & River Forest High School in awhile... Believe it or NOT--The School IS Still GREAT & IS Still Doing GREAT WORK--even tho... We Aren't There!
AND--Where We Are--IS...

At an age & stage when Friends + Family Members are leaving us in ever-increasing numbers. And whenever it would be an appropriate gesture--I'd like You to consider making a pay-it-forward memorial donation to the OPRFHS Alumni Association in order to sponsor More Outstanding Efforts of Today's & Tomorrow's Outstanding Students... as was done for us in our day.
Keep The Great OPRFHS Spirit That We Shared--GOING STRONG.

Here's How...
GO TO  http://www.oprfhs.org/alumni/
Under “PLEASE SUPPORT US”, click: Use this LINK for information on making a donation by check or credit card.
and follow the directions (using PayPal, you can click: Your Grad Yr & any special instructions: to add comment).
OR send your CHECK to:
OPRF Alumni Association
201 N. Scoville Ave
Oak Park IL 60302
Questions ??
Call the Alumni Office at (708) 434-3281
And/or email the alumniassociation@oprfhs.org

Schoolmate Tom Weiler is asking for your support to help find a cure for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease) by donating to the Les Turner ALS Foundation for research, patient services program, and to raise public awareness of ALS which is a debilitating and fatal disease. You can go to the following link (just click on link, or copy & paste into your web browser) to donate: http://events.lesturnerals.org/site/TR/Events/General?pg=entry&fr_id=1040